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Clerkship Application Dates

@Applications close 7 August 2015 / 12:00pm /

Interested in applying for clerkships?

Attached is a document outlining the dates of the Vacation Clerk & Graduate process for this year. Most of the big firms will follow these dates, as will a few of the smaller ones.

However, it’s best to check the websites of firms you’re interested in as to whether they follow these dates. You can also check out our firm directory for this information:

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UWA Blackstone Mid-Year Careers Fair

@Law Link Area, UWA / 12:00pm /

The Mid-Year Careers Fair is coming up! This is a great opportunity for you to ask any last minute questions to firms you are applying to for a clerkship.

Date: Tuesday 28 July 2015

Time: 12pm-2pm

Location: the Law Link Area (between the library and Social Sciences Lecture Theatre)

Firms in attendance: 

  • Allen & Overy
  • Allens
  • Allion Legal
  • ANU Legal Workshop
  • Ashurst
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • BCG
  • Clayton Utz
  • Clifford Chance
  • College of Law
  • Corrs
  • DLA Piper
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Jackson McDonald
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • K&L Gates
  • Leo Cussen
  • Minter Ellison
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Norton & Smailes
  • Squire Patton Boggs

Wrays Student Information Night

@Wrays offices, 56 Ord Street, West Perth / 5:00pm / 28 July 2015

Wrays will be hosting a Student Information Night on Tuesday 28 July 2015.  This is an opportunity for you to hear about Wrays, meet some of our Principals and staff and learn about the Vacation Clerkship and Trainee Patent Attorney opportunities with our organisation.

Wrays is the largest locally-based intellectual property firm in Western Australia, providing invaluable expertise and service to our clients since 1920.  Wrays provide trusted advice on all aspects of intellectual property including patents, trademarks and contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters.  Wrays is one of the few firms in Australia which can provide its clients not only with IP registration services, but also with legal enforcement and IP management and strategy services.  At Wrays you will enjoy all the benefits of top-tier quality work with the advantages and flexibility that come from working in a specialist firm.

Wrays is interested in hearing from Law students with a keen interest in Intellectual Property as well as students who are completing a double degree in Law / Science or Law / Engineering who would be interested in gain a dual qualification as both a Lawyer and a Patent and Trade Marks attorney.

Information Night details

When – Tuesday 28 July 2015

Time – 5pm

Location – Wrays offices, 56 Ord Street, West Perth

RSVP – by Monday 20 July 2015 to Tanya Basinski,

If you are unable to attend the event on Tuesday and are interested in employment opportunities at Wrays please do not hesitate to contact Tanya Basinski, HR Manager on 08 9216 5100 or

Career Opportunities

Aherns Lawyers – casual legal position

Applications Close /   Uploaded10 April 2015

A casual position is available for a law student in a busy commercial legal firm with an office located in the heart of Fremantle overlooking the cappuccino strip.  The position will see the successful applicant carrying out various tasks on commercial litigation files including research, assisting our professional staff, etc.The days required will be one to two days a week or more depending on the successful applicant.

Applications in writing by email to

Please email your CV along with your academic transcript. Applications will close once the successful applicant is selected.

Aherns Lawyers will take applications from students third year and above (LLB) or students who have finished one year of the JD.

Morris Law – part time casual role

Applications Close /   Uploaded20 June 2015

Morris Law is a central city private practice specialising in Criminal Defence work.

We are looking for a law student to join our team in a part time casual role. The selected candidate will be an enthusiastic and committed student who will apply their developing knowledge in a paralegal capacity to assist the practice.

The role will include opening files, undertaking legal research, drafting basic correspondence, telephone answering and out door clerking.

We are looking for someone who is available two or three days per week from 8:30am to 5pm. For those interested please email your CV and Cover Letter to

Court transcribers/monitors wanted

Applications Close /   Uploaded20 June 2015

If you don’t have much experience but are looking for a job in the legal system, perhaps you would be interested in working as a casual court monitors and transcribers for the magistrates, Supreme, Federal courts and besides.

Perfect flexible job for simultaneous law study, 2-3 times a week starting at 8.30/9.30 and usually for anywhere between 2-6 hours with a 3 hour minimum pay just for turning up. You start at $25 an hour and go up to $30 within 6 months. If you can type 70+ words a minute, understand computers and can spell basic legal terminology then you will find it easy.

Filling in the gaps left by the court monitors. 80+ WPM
For more information:


Leo Cussen PLT – places available

Applications Close /   Uploaded27 June 2015

Leo Cussen Centre for Law has limited places available for their Intake 2, commencing 13 July.

Please see the flier attached if you are interested.

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Outside Clerks wanted at Butlers Solicitors

Applications Close 10 July 2015 /   Uploaded27 June 2015

Butlers ( is looking to hire 1-2 students as Outside Clerks. The opportunity is for 2-3 hours per day for 2-3 days/week. Work involves attending the Family Court, Stamps Office etc.

Law students in any year of their degree are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a driver’s licence.

If you are interested, please email your resume and a short email statement detailing why you are interested in the job to Michele Lothian at Applications close Friday 10 July at 5pm.

HWL Ebsworth – Graduate Positions

Applications Close 14 August 2015 /   Uploaded27 June 2015

HWL Ebsworth are a national commercial law firm that are looking to hire Graduates for 2016. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

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2015-16 ANZ Summer Intern Program

Applications Close 31 July 2015 /   Uploaded2 July 2015

Applications for the ANZ Summer Intern Program are now open. In Australia, applications close on Friday 31 July. In New Zealand, applications close on Friday 7 August. To be eligible for our Program, candidates must, at the time of submitting an application:

  • be a citizen of, or hold permanent residency in, Australia or New Zealand
  • be in their penultimate (i.e. second last) year of university studies (Bachelor degree level or higher)
  • have achieved at least a credit result (65%) in their studies.

For more information, and to apply, please visit: